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Wendell Castle

Unique "Butterfly Love Seat", 1967

Stack-laminated oak.
18 3/10 × 49 × 19 in
46.4 × 124.5 × 48.3 cm
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Phillips

Base incised WC 67.

From the Catalogue:
The present lot was formerly in the collection of Lee …

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Base incised WC 67.

From the Catalogue:
The present lot was formerly in the collection of Lee Nordness, the New York-based curator and gallerist who organized the exhibition Handcrafted Furniture by Wendell Castle – New York Debut, Castle’s first exhibition in New York City. Butterfly Love Seat was among just ten …

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Wendell Castle
American, 1932–2018
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Wendell Castle is known as the father of art furniture. The artist and designer was a pioneer of a …

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Wendell Castle is known as the father of art furniture. The artist and designer was a pioneer of a new type of handcrafted and sculptural form, one that blurred the line between art and craft when it emerged in the 1960s. Working in wood, including the technique he developed using stacked laminated wood, or in …

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About the work
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Phillips

Base incised WC 67.

From the Catalogue:
The present lot was formerly in the collection of Lee …

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Base incised WC 67.

From the Catalogue:
The present lot was formerly in the collection of Lee Nordness, the New York-based curator and gallerist who organized the exhibition Handcrafted Furniture by Wendell Castle – New York Debut, Castle’s first exhibition in New York City. Butterfly Love Seat was among just ten …

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Wendell Castle
American, 1932–2018
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Wendell Castle is known as the father of art furniture. The artist and designer was a pioneer of a …

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Wendell Castle is known as the father of art furniture. The artist and designer was a pioneer of a new type of handcrafted and sculptural form, one that blurred the line between art and craft when it emerged in the 1960s. Working in wood, including the technique he developed using stacked laminated wood, or in …

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Wendell Castle

Unique "Butterfly Love Seat", 1967

Stack-laminated oak.
18 3/10 × 49 × 19 in
46.4 × 124.5 × 48.3 cm
Bidding closed
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